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Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The

This series helps teachers demystify physics by showing students what it looks like. Field trips to hot-air balloon events, symphony concerts, bicycle shops, and other locales make complex concepts more accessible. Inventive computer graphics illustrate abstract concepts such as time, force, and capacitance, while historical reenactments of the studies of Newton, Leibniz, Maxwell, and others trace the evolution of theories. The Mechanical Universe helps meet different students' needs, from the basic requirements of liberal arts students to the rigorous demands of science and engineering majors. This series is also valuable for teacher professional development.

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Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 - 4:00 AM    "Maxwell's Equations" Maxwell discovers that displacement current produces electromagnetic waves or light.. D
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Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Maxwell's Equations" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Aug 24, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Optics" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Aug 27, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Michelson-Morley Experiment" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Lorentz Transformation" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Velocity and Time" (IDAHO)
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Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Mass, Momentum, Energy" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Aug 31, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Temperature and Gas Laws" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Sep 3, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Engine of Nature" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Entropy" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Low Temperatures" (IDAHO)

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